YEREVAN — The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute has published the photo of a donation coupon with General Andranik’s (Ozanian) signature in the illustrated book “100 Photographic Stories of the Armenian Genocide”. This bill was issued in the USA at the end of 1919 by the Central Committee for Armenia relief titled “Donation of Rescue” which was led by General Andranik.
The bill has “Prkutean hanganakutiun Hayastani karoteloc” (Donation of Rescue for Armenian needy people) note. Khrimian Hayrik’s (Mkrtich Khrimian) portrait is illustrated in the center, in the oval-shaped circle, on the half of the circled laurel wreath is written “Hayrik” (“Father”). The flag of the USA is on the right side of the picture and on the left side the flag of the First Republic of Armenia is illustrated. The donator’s name is written on the bill, Stepan Soghomonian, as well as the amount of donation, 100 dollars. The committee’s president Andranik and treasurer K. Markarian’s signatures are bellow on the bill.
In the right corner there is a picture of a needy Armenian family: a father, a mother and two children, one of which with outstretched hands begging money or bread. Armenia (with Ararat and Sipan Mountains and Lake of Van) is illustrated in the left corner.